Complete Guide to the Food at Festival of Holidays and Disney ¡Viva Navidad!

by siera

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Complete Guide to the Food at Festival of Holidays and Disney ¡Viva Navidad!

Festival of Holidays returns to Disney California Adventure park this year with a wonderful and diverse array of food and beverage offerings! Through Jan. 7, you’ll be able to feast on these delicious items at the Festive Foods Marketplace and Disney ¡Viva Navidad!. This year, 12 different marketplaces are scattered throughout the area with dishes spanning various cultures and holidays. Here’s your list of all the delicious food at Festival of Holidays at Disney Viva Navidad available this year!

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Chips, Breads & Holiday Spreads

  • Chicken Liver Paté with cherry jam and pistachios
  • Cranberry-Pear Tart with rosemary-infused cream
  • White Chocolate-Dipped Lingonberry Speculoos Cookie
  • Chorizo Queso Fundido with house-made tortilla chips

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Making Spirits Bright

  • White Cranberry, Pear and Blood Orange Mimosa Flight (Also sold individually)
  • White Wine Flight with Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand; Fess Parker Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County; and Bertenura Moscato, Italy (Kosher) (Also sold individually)
  • Red Wine Flight with Castle Rock Pinot Noir, Reserve, Russian River Valley; Joel Gott Zinfandel, California; and Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County (Also sold individually)
  • Chandon Sparkling Wine, Brut, California
  • Red & White Rotational Wine Selection

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Joy to the Sauce

  • Seared Salmon Filet with lemon-caper sauce
  • Beef Short Rib with mashed potatoes and gravy and topped with cranberry sauce
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding with brandied vanilla sauce
  • Conundrum White Wine Blend, California
  • Rodney Strong Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
  • Holiday Eggnog Cocktail with whipped cream and nutmeg
  • Apple Lemonade with whipped cream and caramel

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Spicy Celebrations

  • Nashville Fried Hot Turkey with dill pickles
  • Beef Corn Tamale a la Plancha with spicy rojo sauce
  • Spicy Peanut Brittle
  • Pomegranate Margarita with a chipotle-smoked sea salt half-rim
  • Winter Michelada with Modela Negra and a brown sugar rim
  • Modela Negra Lager, Mexico

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Brews & Bites

  • Sliced Calabrese Salami with crackers
  • Warm Bavarian Pretzel with whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • Beer Flight: For a Snowy Day with Victory Prima Pilsner, New Belgium Accumulation White IPA, Aftershock Oatmeal Rasin Cookie Ale and Great Divide Hibernation Ale (Also sold individually)
  • Beer Flight: For a Sunny Day with TAPS The American Cream Ale, Brewery Ommegang Witte, Backstreet Raspberry Sour and Refuge West Coast Red Ale (Also sold individually)
  • Stone Brewing IPA
  • Unsung Naturia Double IPA
  • Karl Strauss Holiday Porter

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Holiday Duets

  • Macaroni and Cheese with cornbread crumbles
  • Warm Polenta with chilled crab salad
  • Cookie Butter and Jelly Cheesecake
  • Holiday Mickey and Minnie Cookies
  • Pomegranate Mule garnished with pomegranate seeds and rosemary sprig
  • Fever Tree Ginger Beer (non-alcoholic)
  • Warm Chocolate Float with whipped cream and brownie crumbles

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Classic Crocks and Casseroles

  • Chana Masala with grilled garlic naan
  • Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole with crispy onions
  • Milk Chocolate Candy Cane Pot de Crème Cup
  • Ice Green Mint Tea with mint sprig

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Blissfully Braised

  • Braised Pork Belly Adobo with garlic fried rice
  • Braised Lamb Cheeks with Mediterranean cauliflower
  • Fruit and Nut Rugelach
  • Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Hoppy Poppy IPA
  • ACE Premium Craft Hard Apple Cider

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

A Twist on Tradition

  • Reuben Potato Smash with Russian dressing and rye toast crumble
  • Butternut Squash and Almond Pakora Fritters
  • Chocolate Yule Log with candied chestnuts and clementine compote
  • Horchata Fudge
  • Pumpkin Spice Float Cocktail with cream liqueur, vanilla ice cream and pumpkin seed brittle
  • Frosty Frosé – Frozen Rosé with blue curacao and white cranberry juice with mint sprig

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Winter Sliderland

  • Holiday Ham Slider with pineapple relish
  • Roast Turkey Slider with cranberry sauce
  • Egg Nog Macaron
  • Hot Buttered Rum with a cinnamon stick
  • La Crema Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
  • Festive Beer Flight with Bottle Logic Brewing (714), Blonde Ale; Oaskar Blues Brewery Pinner, IPA; Barley Forge Brewing Co. The Patsy, Coconut Rye Stout; and Modern Times Fruitlands, Passionfruit and Guava Gose (Also sold individually)
  • White Hot Chocolate with house-made cinnamon marshmallow

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Grandma’s Recipes

  • Grilled Chicken Sausage with red beans and rice
  • Beef Brisket with brown sugar-glazed carrots
  • Sweet Potato Pie
  • Molasses Gingerbread Cookie
  • Merry Cherry-Pineapple Punch with assorted jellies
  • Warm Bourbon Cider with bourbon-infused marshmallow

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Festive Holiday Extras

  • Brussels Sprouts with goat cheese, cranberries and bacon
  • Baked Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
  • Pineapple Kesari with golden raisins
  • Holiday Sherbet Punch with flavors of pineapple, lime and orange
  • Ballast Point Brewing Company Piper Down, Scottish Ale, San Diego

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Treats for Santa

  • Mickey Snowman Cookie Decorating Kit
  • Warm Bourbon Cider
  • White Hot Chocolate

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Disney ¡Viva Navidad! at Paradise Garden Grill

  • Street Tacos – Trio of corn tortilla tacos filled with carnitas, carne asada and chicken, topped with white onion and fresh cilantro, served with lime-cilantro rice and black beans
  • Chicken Mole Plate – Chicken slowly cooked in Mole Sauce, garnished with cotija cheese, served with lime-cilantro rice and tortillas
  • Burrito – Flour tortilla filled with black beans, lime-cilantro rice and choice of carne asada, carnitas, or chicken with salsa and Mexican crema
  • Torta al Pastor – Soft telera roll, chorizo beans, al pastor, cabbage, guacamole and Mexican crema
  • House-Made Pozole – Mild chile and pork stew with hominy and oregano, topped with sliced radishes
  • Buñuelos – Two golden fried flour tortillas dusted with cinnamon sugar, served with a side of cajeta
  • Kid’s Cheese Quesadilla
  • Kid’s Street-Style Taco – Corn tortilla taco filled with choice of carne asada, chicken or carnitas, topped with white onion and fresh cilantro, served with lime-cilantro rice and black beans topped with queso blanco, served with choice of small lowfat milk or small Dasani® Water
  • Dos Equis Lager
  • Dos Equis Ambar
  • Red Sangria
  • Corona
  • Negra Modelo

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Disney ¡Viva Navidad! at Paradise Pier – Outdoor Vending

  • Elote – Street-style corn with mayonnaise, parmesan cheese and tajin
  • Horchata – Sweet rice beverage with a hint of vanilla and cinnamon
  • Jamaica – Traditional slightly sweetened hibiscus tea
  • Chicharrón – Puffed wheat wagon wheel, tapatio and lime wedges
  • Strawberry Paleta – Fresa (strawberry) fruit bar

(Thanks Disney Parks Blog)

Siera is a travel agent with Destinations in Florida, an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner. She would love to help you plan your next vacation at no cost to you. Call her at 734-771-1290 or email her at siera@destinationsinflorida.com for your free, no obligation quote. 

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